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Letters sent to Bacon, Robert


Date: 
April 14, 1915
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Bacon, Robert
Abstract: 

Osler sends Bacon the schedules from the War Office. It makes a long total without the nurses. Advises him that it would be better to have people from England from the quartermasters down. Civilities. P.S. Asks him to let him know what Cushing thinks.


Date: 
April 14, 1915
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Bacon, Robert
Abstract: 

Osler sends Bacon the schedules from the War Office. It makes a long total without the nurses. Advices him that it would be better to have people from England from the quartermasters down. Civilities. P.S. Asks him to let him know what Cushing thinks.


Date: 
April 14, 1915
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Bacon, Robert
Abstract: 

Osler writes that he cannot find certain papers this evening. His secretary will find them in the morning.


Date: 
April 24, 1915
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Bacon, Robert
Abstract: 

Osler received a cable from Butler: "Letter received. Will consult Medical Faculty. Hope success." Tells Bacon that what he says about the personnel alters the situation, and there should be no difficulty in providing 30 to 31.


Date: 
April 30, 1915
From: 
Osler, Grace Revere
To: 
Bacon, Robert
Abstract: 

Invitation to join Harvey Cushing as a guest in the Oslers' home. Osler would like to dine with Bacon at Christ Church on the weekend.


Date: 
May 25, 1915
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Bacon, Robert
Abstract: 

(Telegram). Osler has wired Keogh the substance of the letter received from Butler today. Letters from Butler and Lowell forwarded express to him. Asks Bacon to send them to Keogh. Attached is the letter from the Director-General Army Medical Service to President Lowell, Harvard University. With reference to his offer of his medical school to provide a hospital for service in England, he sends him the requirements for the staffing. Details about it. Asks him to cable if this is acceptable and to confirm the date of the leaving of the staff for England. Suggests he arrive at the end of July.


Date: 
October 6, 1915
From: 
Lowell, A. Lawrence
To: 
Bacon, Robert
Abstract: 

After his confirmation that Bacon would guarantee the expenses of continuing the Harvard Surgical Unit in England, Lowell sends Bacon a detailed estimate.